Services & Fees

Clinic Services

Wonder what the Plant Disease Diagnostics Clinic does and how you can take advantage of clinic services and staff expertise?  Check out our new brochure!

Clinic Services and Clinic Outreach Brochure

Fee Schedule

Effective January 1, 2018
Fees and services subject to change without notice.

Clinic Sample Submission Brochure

Standard Diagnostics

Service Notes Price
Standard Analysis Includes visual and microscopic examination, and incubation in a moist chamber when needed.


Standard Analysis Plus Includes “Standard Analysis” plus use of standard techniques for isolation of fungal and bacterial pathogens.


Digital Analysis Examination of digital photos of diseased plants submitted via email.


Virus Analysis Includes “Standard Analysis” plus additional tests for specific viruses. Exact cost will depend on the number and type of viruses assayed.  Available virus tests (at $5 per test) include Tobacco mosaic virus (TMV), Cucumber mosaic virus (CMV), Impatiens necrotic spot virus (INSV), Tomato spotted
wilt virus (TSWV), Arabis mosaic virus (ArMV), and potyvirus (POTY).  Call for details.

Variable Cost
(Starting at $25.00)

Includes analysis of soil and roots.


Specific Crop Diagnostics

Service Notes Price
Turf Disease Diagnostics Homeowner


Commercial with phone report


Commercial with written report


Site visit and written report (site visit only made following a sample submission)


Hop Diagnostics Select from one or more of the following tests:  carlaviruses, Apple mosaic virus (ApMV), Arabis mosaic
virus (ArMV), downy mildew, powdery mildew and Verticillium wilt.  Call for pricing details.

Variable cost
up to $135.00

Specific Disease/Pathogen Diagnostics

Service Notes Price
Aphanomyces Soil Analysis Race-specific


Aphanomyces/Pythium/Phytophthora Soil Analysis Non-specific


Pea/Snap Bean Root Rot Soil Analysis


Potato Dickeya Tests You must contact the PDDC prior to submitting this type of sample.


Soybean Cyst Nematode Analysis


Vascular Wilt Analysis of Trees Includes analysis for Dutch elm disease, oak wilt and Verticillium wilt.


Vascular Wilt Analysis of Trees Plus Includes “Vascular Wilt Analysis of Trees” plus “Standard Analysis Plus”.


Verticillium Quantitative Soil Analysis


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